[Hackage] #933: cabal configure doesn't suggest cabal install --only-dependencies

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Wed Mar 14 17:54:12 CET 2012

#933: cabal configure doesn't suggest cabal install --only-dependencies
  Reporter:  guest               |        Owner:                    
      Type:  enhancement         |       Status:  new               
  Priority:  normal              |    Milestone:  cabal-install-0.16
 Component:  cabal-install tool  |      Version:          
  Severity:  normal              |     Keywords:                    
Difficulty:  unknown             |   Ghcversion:                    
  Platform:                      |  

Comment(by tibbe):

 Replying to [comment:1 kosmikus]:
 > As to the {{{--only-dependencies}}} flag. Perhaps I'm missing something,
 but I think I've never actually used it. Why should it suggest running
 that and not just suggest running {{{cabal install}}}?

 When developing a library `cabal install` isn't not what you want, as it
 would install some intermediate (i.e. unreleased) version of your library
 in a place where other libraries could start using it by misstake.

Ticket URL: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/933#comment:3>
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